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By Dan Rudy 

Literacy program encourages reading and culture


March 29, 2018

Sealaska publication

Published by Sealaska Heritage Institute, "Baby Eagle" is an illustrated book aimed at teaching youngsters about the different clans of the Tlingit Eagle moiety. It was one of 19 educational reads produced during the Baby Raven Reads program's first three-year grant cycle.

Wrangell's Head Start program will be opening its doors to families Friday evening as part of a recent educational collaboration between Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Tlingit and Haida Central Council (CCTHITA).

The Baby Raven Reads program uses a combination of storytelling, songs and interactive activities to promote literacy and school readiness for Alaska Native families with children ages five years and under. At first started for the Juneau area as a pilot program in 2014, for its second three-year grant Baby Raven Reads has been extended to nine other communities in Southeast A...

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